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1. Stable Management: Learn All Aspects Of Stable Management

Our Stable Management course covers all aspects of stable management and will provide the student with a thorough preparation for working in the equine industry. Our Stable Management course has been specifically designed to provide the student with the vital information needed to operate a stable efficiently.

The stable management course covers many different aspects of looking after your horse or horses, including horse psychology and exercise.

The qualification will provide the encouragement for the student to enhance their employability by giving a good foundation to the industry.

2. Farming Management: Learn How To Work Your Own Farm

Have you always wanted to work your own farm, or have the land, but not the skills? This unique course in Farming and Management will provide you with the skills needed to achieve these tasks.

Due to a number of key factors, such as cost and suitable knowledge, the people who are most likely to become farmers are those people who have been raised on or have lived on a farm. But this is not always the case, and recently there have been increasing numbers of people who are leaving urban lifestyles for a farming life.

Hobby farmers often start with a small allotment, while maintaining their mainstream work or income until they are comfortable about making a living from their "hobby". Some progress to larger properties once they have established the skills, knowledge, and financial backing to enable them to farm profitably on a larger scale.

3. Animal Communication: Learn To Connect And Hear Animals In A Totally New Way

Animal communication is a natural ability that we all have. Through rediscovering ourselves and learning to understand animals we learn to connect and hear them in a totally new way. By communicating with animals in this way we can learn about their health, emotional and environmental problems.

The way in which the animal’s caretaker plays a role in the animal’s life can have a huge impact on both the animals physical and psychological welfare. By working jointly with the owner at the request of their animal we can help to find a happy medium allowing the relationship to become closer and happier.

Throughout this animal communication course you will learn how to talk and connect with animals and learn how to use the information that they have given you in order to help them.

Animals can feel very much that they are living in our world where they are unable to communicate their wants and needs. By understanding animals in this way we can learn to understand the cause of unwanted behaviour, health problems and other issues from their perspective.

4. Animal Psychology: Enhance Your Animal Psychology And Behaviour Knowledge Base

This course will offer the learner a rewarding way of learning everything required to enhance their animal psychology and behaviour knowledge base.

Looking after pets needs and understanding them is very rewarding. This course will cover the natural instincts and behaviours of dogs, cats and other common pets. It includes domestication, and  how to prevent psychiatric issues . You will also learn how pets think, learn and feel, why they exhibit a certain behaviours and how to read their communication signs.

This course is ideal for anyone, whether they are considering a career working with pets, pet owners, as well as people looking to provide a service in the growing need for pet psychologists or someone who wants to gain a much better understanding and knowledge of pet psychology.

5. Animal Psychology Advanced: Explore The Development Of Animal Behaviour

From the showing of a peacock’s tail feathers to the waggle dance of a honey bee, and from the scruff reflex in dogs to the migration of sparrows, this course examines, in depth, the development of animal behaviour.

Just as with bodily characteristics, so with behavioural ones we can get an idea of evolutionary history by comparing traits among groups of related species. An animal’s genetic makeup and the environment in which it grows up both contribute to the final behaviour it exhibits, and it is the way in which these interact that contributes to the fascinating diversity of life we see in the world around us.

Advanced animal psychology presents us with a great variety of subject matter – at one end there is the study on a cellular level, and at the other end the study of animal groups. Why does an animal have a nervous system with its own particular sensory attributes, and why would an animal have two sets of DNA?

This course examines the events, genetic or environmental, which shape the development of a wide range of animals, birds and insects, making them the unique and fascinating species we see around us. For some of us it is enough to watch in wonderment, but others of us want to be able to understand the remarkable things we see unfolding.

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The Stable Management Online 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Stable Management Online Course

Introduction

  • Early Horse
  • Modern Horse 
  • Using Psychology To Handle Horses
  • Handling Horses
  • Putting On A Halter
  • Leading a Horse in the Open
  • Leading a Horse from a Stable or Through
  • a Gate
  • Leading a Horse up for Inspection
  • Putting on a Bridle
  • Taking off a Bridle
  • Putting on a Saddle
  • Taking off a Saddle
  • Tying up a Horse

Buying a Horse

  • Temperament
  • Size
  • Weight Carrying Ability
  • Age
  • Ageing a Horse
  • Sex
  • Experience
  • Potential
  • Colour & Markings
  • Breed

Conformation

  • Shape & Development of Muscles
  • Head
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Withers
  • Ribs & Depth of Girth
  • Ribs
  • Back
  • Loins
  • Hindquarters
  • Legs
  • Forearms & Thighs
  • Knees
  • Hocks
  • Fetlocks
  • Cannon Bone
  • Pasterns
  • Hooves

Stabling

  • Stabling
  • Combined System
  • Types of Stabling
  • Stalls
  • Stables
  • Barns
  • Layout of Stables
  • Stable Tricks And Vices

Why Bedding is Necessary

  • Bedding 
  • Ideal Bedding Qualities
  • Types of Bedding
  • Absorbent Bedding
  • Choosing a Bedding System
  • Tools Required
  • Straw and Shredded Paper
  • Shaving, Sawdust and Peat Moss
  • Mucking Out
  • Complete Muck Out - Straw
  • Mucking Out a Deep Litter Bed - Straw
  • Mucking Out Shavings
  • Mucking Out Sawdust
  • Complete Muck Out System
  • Banking Sides of the Bed
  • Bedding Down for the Deep Litter System
  • Managing the Bed
  • Day Bed
  • Night Bed
  • Tidying the Bed
  • Skipping Out
  • Conserving Bedding
  • Reasons for Managing the Muckheap
  • Managing the Muckheap
  • Selling or Using Composted Manure

The Digestive System and Principles Of Feeding and Watering

  • Alimentary Canal
  • The Lips
  • The Front or Incisor Teeth
  • The Tongue
  • The Back/Molar Teeth
  • Saliva
  • Oesophagus
  • Stomach
  • The Small Intestine
  • The Large Intestine
  • Absorption of Food
  • Groups of Food
  • Proteins
  • Carbohydrate
  • Sugars and Starch (Soluble Carbohydrates)
  • Fibre (Crude Carbohydrate)
  • Fats
  • Minerals
  • Salt
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin K
  • Water
  • Principles of Watering
  • Rules for Watering
  • Reasons for Feeding
  • Rule of Feeding
  • How to Feed
  • Concentrate & Roughage Foods
  • Feeding Concentrates
  • Feeding Roughage
  • Hanging the Hay Net
  • Feeding Groups of Horses
  • Times to Feed
  • Amounts to Feed

Feeds

  • Roughage
  • Hay
  • Seed Hay
  • Field Hay/Meadow Hay
  • Buying Hay
  • Bran
  • Concentrates
  • Oats
  • Barley
  • Brewers Grain
  • Maize
  • Wheat
  • Peas & Beans
  • Cubes
  • Horse Meal
  • Roots
  • Carrots
  • Mangolds, Swedes & Turnips
  • Parsnips and Beetroot
  • Green Foods & Succulents
  • Grass
  • Fresh Cut Grass
  • Dried Cut Grass
  • Grass Meal
  • Lucerne/Alfalfa
  • Sugar Beet Pulp
  • Cubes
  • Linseed
  • Molasses
  • Milk
  • Raw Eggs
  • Beer
  • Vitamins & Minerals
  • Salt

Grass Kept Horse and Pasture Management

  • Advantages of working off grass
  • Disadvantages
  • Paddock Size
  • Fencing
  • Posts & Rails
  • Hedges
  • Wire
  • Post & Wire
  • Barbed Wire
  • Electric Fencing
  • Brick or Stone Walls
  • Banks & Rises
  • Gates
  • Supply of Water
  • Shelter
  • Hedges or Trees
  • A Valley
  • A Built Field Shelter
  • General Management

The Skin

  • The Skin
  • Epidermis
  • Dermis
  • Coat
  • How the Skin Regulates Body
  • Temperature
  • Reasons for Grooming
  • Grooming Kit
  • Different Types & Times of Grooming

The Foot and Shoeing

  • The Structure of the Healthy Foot
  • The Wall
  • The Sole
  • The Frog
  • The Bars
  • The Coronary Groove
  • Trimming
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Shoeing
  • Signs that New Shoes are Needed
  • Farrier’s Tools
  • How the Horse is Shod
  • Removing a Shoe
  • Preparing a Hoof for Shoeing
  • Fitting the Shoe
  • Nailing On
  • Basic Shoes
  • Plain Stamped Shoe
  • Ordinary Shoe
  • Aluminium Showing/Racing Plates
  • Grass Tips
  • Brushing
  • Over-Reach
  • Forging
  • Capped Elbow

Exercise and Conditioning

  • Exercising a Horse
  • Conditioning the Horse
  • Maintaining Fitness

Tack and Biting

  • Action of the Bit
  • Types of Bits
  • Snaffles
  • Jointed Snaffle
  • Curb with Curb Chain
  • The Pelham
  • Curb Chains
  • Fitting the Saddle
  • Cause of Sore Backs
  • Horses With ‘Cold Backs’
  • Blankets, Bandages and Boots
  • Blankets & Rugs
  • Putting on a Rug
  • Putting on a Blanket
  • Bandages
  • Protection
  • Support Bandages
  • Bandages for Warmth
  • General Rules for Bandaging
  • Putting on a Stable Bandage
  • Tail Bandage
  • Boots

Sick Nursing

  • Signs of Health in a Horse
  • Signs of a Horse that is Off-Colour
  • Signs of a Very Ill Horse
  • Taking the Temperature
  • Taking Respiration Rate
  • Taking the Pulse
  • Nursing Rules
  • Isolation Procedure
  • Common Ailments
  • Colic
  • Lameness
  • Cuts
  • Sore Backs
  • Head Collar/Bridle Rubs
  • Rug Burns
  • Brushing or Over-Reaching
  • Coughs
  • Thrush
  • Cracked Heels
  • Mud Fever
  • First Aid Treatments
  • Fomenting
  • Hosing
  • Steaming
  • Tubbing
  • Poulticing
  • Emergencies
  • Arterial Bleeding
  • Azoturia

Minor Ailments

  • Minor Ailments
  • Parasites
  • Coughing & Colds
  • Wounds
  • Skin Ailments
  • More Serious Ailments

Unsoundness and Related Minor Ailments

  • Lameness
  • Identifying a Lame Leg
  • Finding the Seat of the Lameness
  • Pricked Sole
  • Nail Bind
  • Shoulder Lameness
  • Cannon Bone Lameness
  • Splints
  • Sore Shins
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Curb
  • Lameness in the Hoof
  • Bruised Sole

Clipping, Trimming and Plaiting

  • Clipping
  • Reasons for Clipping
  • Types of Clippers
  • Types of Clips
  • Belly & Strip
  • Preparation for Clipping
  • How to Clip
  • Plaiting the Tail
  • Banging the Tail
  • Plaiting the Mane

Travelling and Care Of The Horse at a Show

  • Preparation for Travel
  • Protection for Horse While Travelling
  • Tail Bandage and Tail Guard
  • Poll Guard
  • Kneecaps
  • Hock Boots
  • Bandage
  • Rugs
  • Headcollar
  • Preparing the Trailer
  • Loading the Horse
  • Problem Loader
  • Unloading
  • Day Before the Show
  • Day of the Show
  • At the Show
  • After the Show

Course 2 - Certificate in Farming Management Online Course

The Scope and of Nature of the Farm Industry: The Farm Site

  • Type of Farm
  • What To Produce
  • Standards and Efficiencies
  • What is Management
  • Improving an Established Farm
  • Share Farming
  • Leasing
  • The Farm Site
  • Site Characteristics
  • Soil Management
  • Advantages of Clean Cultivation
  • Disadvantages of Clean Cultivation
  • Benefits of Retaining Cover Crops
  • Soil Degradation
  • Erosion
  • Salinity

Production Systems

  • Farms grow animals or plants
  • At a certain stage of growth, produce is obtained from the animal or plant
  • Variables
  • Choosing a Production System
  • Factors Influencing Animal Production Systems
  • Grazing Systems
  • Grazing Modifications
  • Lot Feeding
  • Managing Cattle in Lots
  • Problems with Lot-Fed Cattle
  • Pen Fattening of Cattle – One Method
  • Feed Lot Records
  • Working Out the Optimum Feeding Period
  • Pig Production
  • Poultry
  • Animal Breeding or Stud Operations
  • Cattle Semen Production
  • Cropping Systems
  • Hydroponic Production
  • Polyculture
  • Organic Farming and Gardening
  • Biodynamic Farming
  • Permaculture

Managing Livestock

  • Choosing what animals to grow
  • Stages of their life to be involved in
  • Methods to use in caring for them
  • Physical facilities that are available
  • Manpower, expertise and money available
  • The market
  • Choosing What Animals To Rear
  • Stages of the Life Cycle
  • Methods of Caring for Animals
  • Animal Health
  • The Healthy Animal
  • Causes of Ill Health
  • Preventing Illness
  • Vaccination Programmes
  • First Aid Kit for Farm Animals
  • Medicines
  • Tick and Mite Preparations
  • Wormers
  • The Hospital Pen
  • Monitoring the Hospital Plant
  • Quarantine
  • Slaughter
  • Post Mortem
  • Types of Wounds
  • Treating Wounds
  • Animal Foods
  • Terms and Definitions
  • Food Groups
  • Other Terms Used
  • Food Processing Terms
  • Water
  • Factors Affecting Water Intake
  • Shelter
  • Animal Management for Wool and Meat Production

Managing Pastures

  • Every livestock farmer is first and foremost a pasture farmer
  • Understanding and managing pasture is highly complex
  • Different stock graze in a variety of ways
  • Natural pasture is also constantly changing and developing according to the environment and number and types of animals that graze it
  • Farmers rarely have one sort of pasture
  • Choosing a Pasture
  • Seed Coating
  • Growth and Development of Grasses
  • Graze Half and Leave Half
  • Major Types of Pasture Grass
  • Legumes and Their Importance in Pasture
  • The Rhizobium Bacteria
  • Major Types of Legumes
  • Other Pasture Crops
  • Site Considerations
  • Characteristics of Annual and Perennial Grass
  • Establishing New Pastures
  • Grazing the New Pasture
  • Pasture Management Principles
  • Applying Grassland Management Principles

Managing Crops

  • Tasks Involved in Crop Production
  • Crop Selection
  • How Do You Decide What to Grow
  • Where To Get Helpful Information
  • Statistics
  • Planning the Crop

Managing Crops

  • Good Management of Materials and Equipment may involve:
  • Managing Equipment and Machinery
  • Deciding What Is Good To Buy
  • Rent or Buy
  • Alternatives
  • Engineering Efficiency
  • Cost
  • Quality of Product
  • Replacement Parts and Servicing
  • Developing Engineering Solutions
  • Maintenance Procedures and Scheduling
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Routing Upkeep
  • Contingent Work
  • Scheduling Work
  • Training Equipment Operators
  • Rules for Operators
  • Tractors
  • Tractor Safety
  • Tractor Engine Fault Finding
  • Tractor Uses
  • Manual Tools
  • Materials
  • Feed Products
  • Fertilisers
  • Fuel

Computer Applications

  • Introduction
  • What Can a Computer Do
  • systems
  • How Does It Work
  • What Is Software
  • Environmental Control
  • Guidelines

Farm Structure and Building

  • Introduction
  • Construction and Design Considerations
  • Safety Considerations
  • Animal Shelters
  • Security
  • Fencing Materials
  • Ways To Use Fences
  • Considerations When Choosing A Gate
  • Water Trough Considerations
  • Cattle Handling Facilities
  • Housing Horses
  • Layout of Stables
  • Ideal Layout
  • Layout and Design Considerations
  • Barns
  • The Feed Room
  • The Tack Room
  • The Dairy – Questions For Planning
  • Siting of Dairy Premises
  • The Milking Shed
  • Dairy Room and Wash-Up Room
  • Milker’s Wash Room and Lavatory
  • Water Supply
  • Drainage
  • Equipment
  • Poultry – Layers

Financial Aspects

  • Financial Management
  • Rural Finance Sources
  • Financial Terminology and Record Keeping
  • Banks
  • How Banks Can Help You
  • Other Sources of Funds
  • Finding Finance
  • Investing Funds
  • The Money Market
  • Stocks
  • Financial Planning
  • Superannuation
  • Annuities
  • Life Assurance
  • Family Laws and Wills
  • Financial Records
  • Setting Up A Business
  • Trusts
  • Tax

Marketing

  • Introduction
  • Increasing Produce Value
  • Intermediary Marketing Options
  • Direct To The Public Marketing Options
  • Marketing Involves
  • Supply and Demand
  • The Marketing Mix
  • marketing
  • Checklist
  • Managing Farm Marketing
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Marketing Tasks
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Meat Marketing
  • Wool Marketing
  • Marketing Poultry
  • Beef Marketing
  • Marketing in the Horse Industry
  • Goats
  • Marketing Crops

Farm Planning

  • Plan For
  • Short Term Operations
  • Farm Business Structures
  • Managing Risk
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Strategic Planning
  • Planning Processes
  • Whole Farm Planning
  • Production Planning
  • Farm Management Plans
  • Preparing A Farm Business Plan

Staff Management

  • Interview, Recruitment and Staff Induction
  • The Interview Process
  • Interviewing Rules
  • Orders
  • Procedure for Giving Detailed Instructions
  • Procedure for Dealing with Instructions not correctly Carried out
  • Motivating Employees
  • Work Scheduling
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Farm Safety
  • Duty of Care
  • Employer Duties
  • Employee Duties
  • For Legal Protection You Need:
  • Problem Areas for Safety
  • Reduce Manual Handling
  • Protective Equipment
  • Dealing with Chemicals
  • Safety With Tools and Equipment
  • Safety Audit

Water Management

  • Major Issues
  • Water Uses on Farms
  • Sources of Water
  • Natural Water Resources
  • Water Quality
  • Water Quality Problems
  • Pollution
  • Irrigation

Diversification

  • Introduction
  • Possibilities
  • Market Produce Ideas
  • Other Ideas

Course 3 - Certificate in Animal Communication Online Course

What is animal communication?

  • Shamanic animal communication
  • Transpersonal interspecies communication
  • Quietening the mind
  • Clearing negative thought patterns
  • The negative ego
  • Note about meditation
  • The ancient self
  • The belief system
  • Clairaudience, clairsentience, clairvoyance

The animal/human connection

  • What we know to be true
  • How we change
  • Pure clarity
  • Going with feel
  • Selfless love
  • What animals know
  • What is the animal?
  • How animals react to request
  • How the animal receives information
  • The animal human psychology connection

When animals lie

  • The reluctant animal
  • Approaching the animal
  • How to interpret
  • When something doesn't feel right
  • Animal emotions at cellular level
  • Non violent communication/training methods
  • Conducting a session
  • All thought is energy

Taking a case study

  • Recording a session
  • When animals don't want to get well
  • Munchausen by proxy
  • When animals die
  • Lost and stolen animals
  • Disassociation
  • Body scanning

Mental tools

  • The chakras
  • The aura
  • Feeling the physical
  • Seeing the imbalances
  • Scanning animal tack and equipment
  • Symbolic signs
  • Earth energies
  • Spiritual problems
  • Behaviour problems

The owner's influence

  • The animal as a mirror
  • What are we really telling them
  • The second heart chakra
  • Animals in therapy
  • Ethics and legalities

Permission

  • Working with the medical profession
  • Business sense and balance
  • Dealing with the client
  • When clients don't like what they hear
  • The sceptic
  • The challenge
  • The animals prayer

The animals life path

  • Past-life memories and injuries
  • The animal guide
  • Giving thanks

Course 4 - Certificate in Animal Psychology Online Course

Unit 1 – Pet Evolution
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Selective Breeding
  • Therapeutic value
  • Anthromorphism
  • Pet fashions
  • Choosing a pet

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of the process of domestication
  • Know the functions of selective breeding
  • Identify the different reasons why pets have a good therapeutic value
  • Understand what Anthromorphism  is and how to avoid it
  • Know how media effects the numbers of unwanted pets
  • Identify the different questions that need to be answered before having a pet

Unit 2 – Dog Communication
Topics:

  • Smell
  • Sound
  • Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how dogs communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways dogs communicate to  other animals and us
  • Understand why dogs urine mark
  • Know what a dog is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the dog’s body language

Unit 3 – Canine Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Puppy behaviour
  • Meal time  manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of Puppy behaviour
  • Know the different types of behaviour  that go on at canine meal times
  • Understand canine sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior dog behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal canine behaviours

Unit 4 – Understanding Canine Actions
Topics:

  • Chasing tails
  • Rolling in unpleasant things
  • Human to dog communication
  • Tail between their legs
  • Eating grass
  • Rolling over
  • Mad moments
  • Circling
  • Muzzle grabs

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind dogs, circling, rolling in unpleasant things and mad moments
  • Identify the different ways humans communicate to dogs 
  • Understand why dogs chase their tails and eat grass
  • Know how to use muzzle grabs and understand how they work
  • Identify why dogs roll over showing you their belly

Unit 5 – Common Canine Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Digging
  • Barking

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why dogs jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of digging dog behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different barking canine behaviours

Unit 6 – Canine Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in dogs and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in dogs and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of canine aggression   

Unit 7 – Cat Communication
Topics:

  • Smells
  • Cat talk
  • Cat Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how cats communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways cats communicate to other animals and people
  • Understand why cats urine mark
  • Know what a cat is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the cat’s body language

Unit 8 – Feline Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Kitten behaviour
  • Cat lessons
  • Meal time manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of kitten behaviour
  • Know the different types of behavior that go on at feline meal times 
  • Understand feline sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior cat behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal feline behaviours

Unit 9 – Understanding Feline Actions
Topics:

  • Catnip and Presents
  • Belly up and Halloween cat
  • Grooming
  • Catnaps
  • Food burying  and toy dunking
  • Naughty Tortoiseshells
  • Grieving

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind cats showing you their belly, catnaps, grooming and food burying
  • Identify the Halloween cat stance and understand why cats do it.
  • Understand why some cats love catnip and why cats bring us presents
  • Identify what is special about Tortoiseshell cats and learn about grieving in cats

Unit 10 – Common Feline Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Inappropriate activity
  • Cat shouting

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why cats jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of inappropriate activity behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different cat shouting behaviours

Unit 11 – Feline Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in cats and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in cats and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of feline aggression   

Unit 12 – Rabbit Psychology
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Rabbit talk
  • Smell
  • Body language
  • Normal behaviour
  • Prey behaviour
  • Common psychiatric challenges

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how rabbits communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways rabbits communicate to other animals and us
  • Understand rabbit domestication
  • Learn what a rabbit is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the rabbit’s body language
  • Understand common rabbit behavioural  problems and learn possible treatments
  • Identify prey behaviour  in rabbits

Course 5- Certificate in Animal Psychology Advanced Online Course

Module 1:

  • Ethology
  • The Nervous System
  • Reflexes
  • Feedback Control
  • The Study of Behaviour
  • The Scruff Reflex

Module 2:

  • Instinct
  • Genetics
  • Early Experiences
  • Why Do Animals Play?
  • Canine Play Bows

Module 3:

  • Imprinting
  • Learning

Module 4:

  • Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • Facial Expression
  • Auditory Communication (Vocal and Non-Vocal)
  • Touch Communication
  • Olfactory Communication
  • The Purpose of Animal Communication

Module 5:

  • Human to Animal Communication
  • Animal Linguistics
  • The Similarities and Differences Between Animal and Human Communication

Module 6:

  • Consensus Decision Making
  • Consensus in Practice
  • Consensus Versus Combined Decisions
  • Who Make's the Decision?
  • What are the Mechanisms?
  • What are the Functions of the Decision Making Process?
  • Ignorance and Democracy

Module 7:

  • Predators and Prey
  • Defense Mechanisms
  • Selective Predation
  • Predator-Prey Evolution
  • Predation and Horse Psychology
  • The Mathematics of Predation

Module 8:

  • Charles Darwin
  • Spindle Neurons
  • Mirror Neurons
  • Emotions

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

About this Course

Get Stable Management, Farming Management, Animal Communication, Animal Psychology, and Animal Psychology Advanced in this Bundle

1. Stable Management: Learn All Aspects Of Stable Management

Our Stable Management course covers all aspects of stable management and will provide the student with a thorough preparation for working in the equine industry. Our Stable Management course has been specifically designed to provide the student with the vital information needed to operate a stable efficiently.

The stable management course covers many different aspects of looking after your horse or horses, including horse psychology and exercise.

The qualification will provide the encouragement for the student to enhance their employability by giving a good foundation to the industry.

2. Farming Management: Learn How To Work Your Own Farm

Have you always wanted to work your own farm, or have the land, but not the skills? This unique course in Farming and Management will provide you with the skills needed to achieve these tasks.

Due to a number of key factors, such as cost and suitable knowledge, the people who are most likely to become farmers are those people who have been raised on or have lived on a farm. But this is not always the case, and recently there have been increasing numbers of people who are leaving urban lifestyles for a farming life.

Hobby farmers often start with a small allotment, while maintaining their mainstream work or income until they are comfortable about making a living from their "hobby". Some progress to larger properties once they have established the skills, knowledge, and financial backing to enable them to farm profitably on a larger scale.

3. Animal Communication: Learn To Connect And Hear Animals In A Totally New Way

Animal communication is a natural ability that we all have. Through rediscovering ourselves and learning to understand animals we learn to connect and hear them in a totally new way. By communicating with animals in this way we can learn about their health, emotional and environmental problems.

The way in which the animal’s caretaker plays a role in the animal’s life can have a huge impact on both the animals physical and psychological welfare. By working jointly with the owner at the request of their animal we can help to find a happy medium allowing the relationship to become closer and happier.

Throughout this animal communication course you will learn how to talk and connect with animals and learn how to use the information that they have given you in order to help them.

Animals can feel very much that they are living in our world where they are unable to communicate their wants and needs. By understanding animals in this way we can learn to understand the cause of unwanted behaviour, health problems and other issues from their perspective.

4. Animal Psychology: Enhance Your Animal Psychology And Behaviour Knowledge Base

This course will offer the learner a rewarding way of learning everything required to enhance their animal psychology and behaviour knowledge base.

Looking after pets needs and understanding them is very rewarding. This course will cover the natural instincts and behaviours of dogs, cats and other common pets. It includes domestication, and  how to prevent psychiatric issues . You will also learn how pets think, learn and feel, why they exhibit a certain behaviours and how to read their communication signs.

This course is ideal for anyone, whether they are considering a career working with pets, pet owners, as well as people looking to provide a service in the growing need for pet psychologists or someone who wants to gain a much better understanding and knowledge of pet psychology.

5. Animal Psychology Advanced: Explore The Development Of Animal Behaviour

From the showing of a peacock’s tail feathers to the waggle dance of a honey bee, and from the scruff reflex in dogs to the migration of sparrows, this course examines, in depth, the development of animal behaviour.

Just as with bodily characteristics, so with behavioural ones we can get an idea of evolutionary history by comparing traits among groups of related species. An animal’s genetic makeup and the environment in which it grows up both contribute to the final behaviour it exhibits, and it is the way in which these interact that contributes to the fascinating diversity of life we see in the world around us.

Advanced animal psychology presents us with a great variety of subject matter – at one end there is the study on a cellular level, and at the other end the study of animal groups. Why does an animal have a nervous system with its own particular sensory attributes, and why would an animal have two sets of DNA?

This course examines the events, genetic or environmental, which shape the development of a wide range of animals, birds and insects, making them the unique and fascinating species we see around us. For some of us it is enough to watch in wonderment, but others of us want to be able to understand the remarkable things we see unfolding.

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The Stable Management Online 5 Course Bundle includes the following courses, below is a summary of each course: 

Course 1 - Certificate in Stable Management Online Course

Introduction

  • Early Horse
  • Modern Horse 
  • Using Psychology To Handle Horses
  • Handling Horses
  • Putting On A Halter
  • Leading a Horse in the Open
  • Leading a Horse from a Stable or Through
  • a Gate
  • Leading a Horse up for Inspection
  • Putting on a Bridle
  • Taking off a Bridle
  • Putting on a Saddle
  • Taking off a Saddle
  • Tying up a Horse

Buying a Horse

  • Temperament
  • Size
  • Weight Carrying Ability
  • Age
  • Ageing a Horse
  • Sex
  • Experience
  • Potential
  • Colour & Markings
  • Breed

Conformation

  • Shape & Development of Muscles
  • Head
  • Neck
  • Shoulder
  • Withers
  • Ribs & Depth of Girth
  • Ribs
  • Back
  • Loins
  • Hindquarters
  • Legs
  • Forearms & Thighs
  • Knees
  • Hocks
  • Fetlocks
  • Cannon Bone
  • Pasterns
  • Hooves

Stabling

  • Stabling
  • Combined System
  • Types of Stabling
  • Stalls
  • Stables
  • Barns
  • Layout of Stables
  • Stable Tricks And Vices

Why Bedding is Necessary

  • Bedding 
  • Ideal Bedding Qualities
  • Types of Bedding
  • Absorbent Bedding
  • Choosing a Bedding System
  • Tools Required
  • Straw and Shredded Paper
  • Shaving, Sawdust and Peat Moss
  • Mucking Out
  • Complete Muck Out - Straw
  • Mucking Out a Deep Litter Bed - Straw
  • Mucking Out Shavings
  • Mucking Out Sawdust
  • Complete Muck Out System
  • Banking Sides of the Bed
  • Bedding Down for the Deep Litter System
  • Managing the Bed
  • Day Bed
  • Night Bed
  • Tidying the Bed
  • Skipping Out
  • Conserving Bedding
  • Reasons for Managing the Muckheap
  • Managing the Muckheap
  • Selling or Using Composted Manure

The Digestive System and Principles Of Feeding and Watering

  • Alimentary Canal
  • The Lips
  • The Front or Incisor Teeth
  • The Tongue
  • The Back/Molar Teeth
  • Saliva
  • Oesophagus
  • Stomach
  • The Small Intestine
  • The Large Intestine
  • Absorption of Food
  • Groups of Food
  • Proteins
  • Carbohydrate
  • Sugars and Starch (Soluble Carbohydrates)
  • Fibre (Crude Carbohydrate)
  • Fats
  • Minerals
  • Salt
  • Vitamins
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin B
  • Vitamin C
  • Vitamin D
  • Vitamin K
  • Water
  • Principles of Watering
  • Rules for Watering
  • Reasons for Feeding
  • Rule of Feeding
  • How to Feed
  • Concentrate & Roughage Foods
  • Feeding Concentrates
  • Feeding Roughage
  • Hanging the Hay Net
  • Feeding Groups of Horses
  • Times to Feed
  • Amounts to Feed

Feeds

  • Roughage
  • Hay
  • Seed Hay
  • Field Hay/Meadow Hay
  • Buying Hay
  • Bran
  • Concentrates
  • Oats
  • Barley
  • Brewers Grain
  • Maize
  • Wheat
  • Peas & Beans
  • Cubes
  • Horse Meal
  • Roots
  • Carrots
  • Mangolds, Swedes & Turnips
  • Parsnips and Beetroot
  • Green Foods & Succulents
  • Grass
  • Fresh Cut Grass
  • Dried Cut Grass
  • Grass Meal
  • Lucerne/Alfalfa
  • Sugar Beet Pulp
  • Cubes
  • Linseed
  • Molasses
  • Milk
  • Raw Eggs
  • Beer
  • Vitamins & Minerals
  • Salt

Grass Kept Horse and Pasture Management

  • Advantages of working off grass
  • Disadvantages
  • Paddock Size
  • Fencing
  • Posts & Rails
  • Hedges
  • Wire
  • Post & Wire
  • Barbed Wire
  • Electric Fencing
  • Brick or Stone Walls
  • Banks & Rises
  • Gates
  • Supply of Water
  • Shelter
  • Hedges or Trees
  • A Valley
  • A Built Field Shelter
  • General Management

The Skin

  • The Skin
  • Epidermis
  • Dermis
  • Coat
  • How the Skin Regulates Body
  • Temperature
  • Reasons for Grooming
  • Grooming Kit
  • Different Types & Times of Grooming

The Foot and Shoeing

  • The Structure of the Healthy Foot
  • The Wall
  • The Sole
  • The Frog
  • The Bars
  • The Coronary Groove
  • Trimming
  • Advantages and Disadvantages of Shoeing
  • Signs that New Shoes are Needed
  • Farrier’s Tools
  • How the Horse is Shod
  • Removing a Shoe
  • Preparing a Hoof for Shoeing
  • Fitting the Shoe
  • Nailing On
  • Basic Shoes
  • Plain Stamped Shoe
  • Ordinary Shoe
  • Aluminium Showing/Racing Plates
  • Grass Tips
  • Brushing
  • Over-Reach
  • Forging
  • Capped Elbow

Exercise and Conditioning

  • Exercising a Horse
  • Conditioning the Horse
  • Maintaining Fitness

Tack and Biting

  • Action of the Bit
  • Types of Bits
  • Snaffles
  • Jointed Snaffle
  • Curb with Curb Chain
  • The Pelham
  • Curb Chains
  • Fitting the Saddle
  • Cause of Sore Backs
  • Horses With ‘Cold Backs’
  • Blankets, Bandages and Boots
  • Blankets & Rugs
  • Putting on a Rug
  • Putting on a Blanket
  • Bandages
  • Protection
  • Support Bandages
  • Bandages for Warmth
  • General Rules for Bandaging
  • Putting on a Stable Bandage
  • Tail Bandage
  • Boots

Sick Nursing

  • Signs of Health in a Horse
  • Signs of a Horse that is Off-Colour
  • Signs of a Very Ill Horse
  • Taking the Temperature
  • Taking Respiration Rate
  • Taking the Pulse
  • Nursing Rules
  • Isolation Procedure
  • Common Ailments
  • Colic
  • Lameness
  • Cuts
  • Sore Backs
  • Head Collar/Bridle Rubs
  • Rug Burns
  • Brushing or Over-Reaching
  • Coughs
  • Thrush
  • Cracked Heels
  • Mud Fever
  • First Aid Treatments
  • Fomenting
  • Hosing
  • Steaming
  • Tubbing
  • Poulticing
  • Emergencies
  • Arterial Bleeding
  • Azoturia

Minor Ailments

  • Minor Ailments
  • Parasites
  • Coughing & Colds
  • Wounds
  • Skin Ailments
  • More Serious Ailments

Unsoundness and Related Minor Ailments

  • Lameness
  • Identifying a Lame Leg
  • Finding the Seat of the Lameness
  • Pricked Sole
  • Nail Bind
  • Shoulder Lameness
  • Cannon Bone Lameness
  • Splints
  • Sore Shins
  • Sprains & Strains
  • Curb
  • Lameness in the Hoof
  • Bruised Sole

Clipping, Trimming and Plaiting

  • Clipping
  • Reasons for Clipping
  • Types of Clippers
  • Types of Clips
  • Belly & Strip
  • Preparation for Clipping
  • How to Clip
  • Plaiting the Tail
  • Banging the Tail
  • Plaiting the Mane

Travelling and Care Of The Horse at a Show

  • Preparation for Travel
  • Protection for Horse While Travelling
  • Tail Bandage and Tail Guard
  • Poll Guard
  • Kneecaps
  • Hock Boots
  • Bandage
  • Rugs
  • Headcollar
  • Preparing the Trailer
  • Loading the Horse
  • Problem Loader
  • Unloading
  • Day Before the Show
  • Day of the Show
  • At the Show
  • After the Show

Course 2 - Certificate in Farming Management Online Course

The Scope and of Nature of the Farm Industry: The Farm Site

  • Type of Farm
  • What To Produce
  • Standards and Efficiencies
  • What is Management
  • Improving an Established Farm
  • Share Farming
  • Leasing
  • The Farm Site
  • Site Characteristics
  • Soil Management
  • Advantages of Clean Cultivation
  • Disadvantages of Clean Cultivation
  • Benefits of Retaining Cover Crops
  • Soil Degradation
  • Erosion
  • Salinity

Production Systems

  • Farms grow animals or plants
  • At a certain stage of growth, produce is obtained from the animal or plant
  • Variables
  • Choosing a Production System
  • Factors Influencing Animal Production Systems
  • Grazing Systems
  • Grazing Modifications
  • Lot Feeding
  • Managing Cattle in Lots
  • Problems with Lot-Fed Cattle
  • Pen Fattening of Cattle – One Method
  • Feed Lot Records
  • Working Out the Optimum Feeding Period
  • Pig Production
  • Poultry
  • Animal Breeding or Stud Operations
  • Cattle Semen Production
  • Cropping Systems
  • Hydroponic Production
  • Polyculture
  • Organic Farming and Gardening
  • Biodynamic Farming
  • Permaculture

Managing Livestock

  • Choosing what animals to grow
  • Stages of their life to be involved in
  • Methods to use in caring for them
  • Physical facilities that are available
  • Manpower, expertise and money available
  • The market
  • Choosing What Animals To Rear
  • Stages of the Life Cycle
  • Methods of Caring for Animals
  • Animal Health
  • The Healthy Animal
  • Causes of Ill Health
  • Preventing Illness
  • Vaccination Programmes
  • First Aid Kit for Farm Animals
  • Medicines
  • Tick and Mite Preparations
  • Wormers
  • The Hospital Pen
  • Monitoring the Hospital Plant
  • Quarantine
  • Slaughter
  • Post Mortem
  • Types of Wounds
  • Treating Wounds
  • Animal Foods
  • Terms and Definitions
  • Food Groups
  • Other Terms Used
  • Food Processing Terms
  • Water
  • Factors Affecting Water Intake
  • Shelter
  • Animal Management for Wool and Meat Production

Managing Pastures

  • Every livestock farmer is first and foremost a pasture farmer
  • Understanding and managing pasture is highly complex
  • Different stock graze in a variety of ways
  • Natural pasture is also constantly changing and developing according to the environment and number and types of animals that graze it
  • Farmers rarely have one sort of pasture
  • Choosing a Pasture
  • Seed Coating
  • Growth and Development of Grasses
  • Graze Half and Leave Half
  • Major Types of Pasture Grass
  • Legumes and Their Importance in Pasture
  • The Rhizobium Bacteria
  • Major Types of Legumes
  • Other Pasture Crops
  • Site Considerations
  • Characteristics of Annual and Perennial Grass
  • Establishing New Pastures
  • Grazing the New Pasture
  • Pasture Management Principles
  • Applying Grassland Management Principles

Managing Crops

  • Tasks Involved in Crop Production
  • Crop Selection
  • How Do You Decide What to Grow
  • Where To Get Helpful Information
  • Statistics
  • Planning the Crop

Managing Crops

  • Good Management of Materials and Equipment may involve:
  • Managing Equipment and Machinery
  • Deciding What Is Good To Buy
  • Rent or Buy
  • Alternatives
  • Engineering Efficiency
  • Cost
  • Quality of Product
  • Replacement Parts and Servicing
  • Developing Engineering Solutions
  • Maintenance Procedures and Scheduling
  • Periodic Inspections
  • Routing Upkeep
  • Contingent Work
  • Scheduling Work
  • Training Equipment Operators
  • Rules for Operators
  • Tractors
  • Tractor Safety
  • Tractor Engine Fault Finding
  • Tractor Uses
  • Manual Tools
  • Materials
  • Feed Products
  • Fertilisers
  • Fuel

Computer Applications

  • Introduction
  • What Can a Computer Do
  • systems
  • How Does It Work
  • What Is Software
  • Environmental Control
  • Guidelines

Farm Structure and Building

  • Introduction
  • Construction and Design Considerations
  • Safety Considerations
  • Animal Shelters
  • Security
  • Fencing Materials
  • Ways To Use Fences
  • Considerations When Choosing A Gate
  • Water Trough Considerations
  • Cattle Handling Facilities
  • Housing Horses
  • Layout of Stables
  • Ideal Layout
  • Layout and Design Considerations
  • Barns
  • The Feed Room
  • The Tack Room
  • The Dairy – Questions For Planning
  • Siting of Dairy Premises
  • The Milking Shed
  • Dairy Room and Wash-Up Room
  • Milker’s Wash Room and Lavatory
  • Water Supply
  • Drainage
  • Equipment
  • Poultry – Layers

Financial Aspects

  • Financial Management
  • Rural Finance Sources
  • Financial Terminology and Record Keeping
  • Banks
  • How Banks Can Help You
  • Other Sources of Funds
  • Finding Finance
  • Investing Funds
  • The Money Market
  • Stocks
  • Financial Planning
  • Superannuation
  • Annuities
  • Life Assurance
  • Family Laws and Wills
  • Financial Records
  • Setting Up A Business
  • Trusts
  • Tax

Marketing

  • Introduction
  • Increasing Produce Value
  • Intermediary Marketing Options
  • Direct To The Public Marketing Options
  • Marketing Involves
  • Supply and Demand
  • The Marketing Mix
  • marketing
  • Checklist
  • Managing Farm Marketing
  • Marketing Strategies
  • Marketing Tasks
  • Agricultural Marketing
  • Meat Marketing
  • Wool Marketing
  • Marketing Poultry
  • Beef Marketing
  • Marketing in the Horse Industry
  • Goats
  • Marketing Crops

Farm Planning

  • Plan For
  • Short Term Operations
  • Farm Business Structures
  • Managing Risk
  • Sensitivity Analysis
  • Quality Management Systems
  • Strategic Planning
  • Planning Processes
  • Whole Farm Planning
  • Production Planning
  • Farm Management Plans
  • Preparing A Farm Business Plan

Staff Management

  • Interview, Recruitment and Staff Induction
  • The Interview Process
  • Interviewing Rules
  • Orders
  • Procedure for Giving Detailed Instructions
  • Procedure for Dealing with Instructions not correctly Carried out
  • Motivating Employees
  • Work Scheduling
  • Occupational Health and Safety
  • Farm Safety
  • Duty of Care
  • Employer Duties
  • Employee Duties
  • For Legal Protection You Need:
  • Problem Areas for Safety
  • Reduce Manual Handling
  • Protective Equipment
  • Dealing with Chemicals
  • Safety With Tools and Equipment
  • Safety Audit

Water Management

  • Major Issues
  • Water Uses on Farms
  • Sources of Water
  • Natural Water Resources
  • Water Quality
  • Water Quality Problems
  • Pollution
  • Irrigation

Diversification

  • Introduction
  • Possibilities
  • Market Produce Ideas
  • Other Ideas

Course 3 - Certificate in Animal Communication Online Course

What is animal communication?

  • Shamanic animal communication
  • Transpersonal interspecies communication
  • Quietening the mind
  • Clearing negative thought patterns
  • The negative ego
  • Note about meditation
  • The ancient self
  • The belief system
  • Clairaudience, clairsentience, clairvoyance

The animal/human connection

  • What we know to be true
  • How we change
  • Pure clarity
  • Going with feel
  • Selfless love
  • What animals know
  • What is the animal?
  • How animals react to request
  • How the animal receives information
  • The animal human psychology connection

When animals lie

  • The reluctant animal
  • Approaching the animal
  • How to interpret
  • When something doesn't feel right
  • Animal emotions at cellular level
  • Non violent communication/training methods
  • Conducting a session
  • All thought is energy

Taking a case study

  • Recording a session
  • When animals don't want to get well
  • Munchausen by proxy
  • When animals die
  • Lost and stolen animals
  • Disassociation
  • Body scanning

Mental tools

  • The chakras
  • The aura
  • Feeling the physical
  • Seeing the imbalances
  • Scanning animal tack and equipment
  • Symbolic signs
  • Earth energies
  • Spiritual problems
  • Behaviour problems

The owner's influence

  • The animal as a mirror
  • What are we really telling them
  • The second heart chakra
  • Animals in therapy
  • Ethics and legalities

Permission

  • Working with the medical profession
  • Business sense and balance
  • Dealing with the client
  • When clients don't like what they hear
  • The sceptic
  • The challenge
  • The animals prayer

The animals life path

  • Past-life memories and injuries
  • The animal guide
  • Giving thanks

Course 4 - Certificate in Animal Psychology Online Course

Unit 1 – Pet Evolution
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Selective Breeding
  • Therapeutic value
  • Anthromorphism
  • Pet fashions
  • Choosing a pet

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of the process of domestication
  • Know the functions of selective breeding
  • Identify the different reasons why pets have a good therapeutic value
  • Understand what Anthromorphism  is and how to avoid it
  • Know how media effects the numbers of unwanted pets
  • Identify the different questions that need to be answered before having a pet

Unit 2 – Dog Communication
Topics:

  • Smell
  • Sound
  • Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how dogs communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways dogs communicate to  other animals and us
  • Understand why dogs urine mark
  • Know what a dog is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the dog’s body language

Unit 3 – Canine Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Puppy behaviour
  • Meal time  manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of Puppy behaviour
  • Know the different types of behaviour  that go on at canine meal times
  • Understand canine sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior dog behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal canine behaviours

Unit 4 – Understanding Canine Actions
Topics:

  • Chasing tails
  • Rolling in unpleasant things
  • Human to dog communication
  • Tail between their legs
  • Eating grass
  • Rolling over
  • Mad moments
  • Circling
  • Muzzle grabs

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind dogs, circling, rolling in unpleasant things and mad moments
  • Identify the different ways humans communicate to dogs 
  • Understand why dogs chase their tails and eat grass
  • Know how to use muzzle grabs and understand how they work
  • Identify why dogs roll over showing you their belly

Unit 5 – Common Canine Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Digging
  • Barking

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why dogs jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of digging dog behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different barking canine behaviours

Unit 6 – Canine Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in dogs and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in dogs and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of canine aggression   

Unit 7 – Cat Communication
Topics:

  • Smells
  • Cat talk
  • Cat Body language

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how cats communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways cats communicate to other animals and people
  • Understand why cats urine mark
  • Know what a cat is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the cat’s body language

Unit 8 – Feline Normal Behaviour
Topics:

  • Kitten behaviour
  • Cat lessons
  • Meal time manners
  • Sociology
  • Senior behaviour
  • What is normal?

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Have a clear knowledge of kitten behaviour
  • Know the different types of behavior that go on at feline meal times 
  • Understand feline sociology
  • Have a clear knowledge of senior cat behaviour
  • Identify and understand different normal feline behaviours

Unit 9 – Understanding Feline Actions
Topics:

  • Catnip and Presents
  • Belly up and Halloween cat
  • Grooming
  • Catnaps
  • Food burying  and toy dunking
  • Naughty Tortoiseshells
  • Grieving

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the reasons behind cats showing you their belly, catnaps, grooming and food burying
  • Identify the Halloween cat stance and understand why cats do it.
  • Understand why some cats love catnip and why cats bring us presents
  • Identify what is special about Tortoiseshell cats and learn about grieving in cats

Unit 10 – Common Feline Psychiatric Challenges
Topics:

  • House soiling
  • Jumping up
  • Inappropriate activity
  • Cat shouting

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Know the different types of inappropriate elimination behaviours
  • Understand why cats jump up and know how to solve it
  • Have a clear knowledge of inappropriate activity behaviour
  • Identify, understand and modify different cat shouting behaviours

Unit 11 – Feline Anxiety, Fear and Aggression
Topics:

  • Separation anxiety
  • Fear
  • Aggression

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand separation anxiety in cats and learn possible treatments
  • Have a clear knowledge of fear and phobias in cats and understand how to treat them
  • Identify different types of feline aggression   

Unit 12 – Rabbit Psychology
Topics:

  • Domestication
  • Rabbit talk
  • Smell
  • Body language
  • Normal behaviour
  • Prey behaviour
  • Common psychiatric challenges

By the end of this unit the learner will be able to:

  • Understand how rabbits communicate through smell and sound
  • Identify the different ways rabbits communicate to other animals and us
  • Understand rabbit domestication
  • Learn what a rabbit is saying by the types of sounds they use
  • Identify the rabbit’s body language
  • Understand common rabbit behavioural  problems and learn possible treatments
  • Identify prey behaviour  in rabbits

Course 5- Certificate in Animal Psychology Advanced Online Course

Module 1:

  • Ethology
  • The Nervous System
  • Reflexes
  • Feedback Control
  • The Study of Behaviour
  • The Scruff Reflex

Module 2:

  • Instinct
  • Genetics
  • Early Experiences
  • Why Do Animals Play?
  • Canine Play Bows

Module 3:

  • Imprinting
  • Learning

Module 4:

  • Communication
  • Visual Communication
  • Facial Expression
  • Auditory Communication (Vocal and Non-Vocal)
  • Touch Communication
  • Olfactory Communication
  • The Purpose of Animal Communication

Module 5:

  • Human to Animal Communication
  • Animal Linguistics
  • The Similarities and Differences Between Animal and Human Communication

Module 6:

  • Consensus Decision Making
  • Consensus in Practice
  • Consensus Versus Combined Decisions
  • Who Make's the Decision?
  • What are the Mechanisms?
  • What are the Functions of the Decision Making Process?
  • Ignorance and Democracy

Module 7:

  • Predators and Prey
  • Defense Mechanisms
  • Selective Predation
  • Predator-Prey Evolution
  • Predation and Horse Psychology
  • The Mathematics of Predation

Module 8:

  • Charles Darwin
  • Spindle Neurons
  • Mirror Neurons
  • Emotions

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 009OASM5CB
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access to course material
Time required: Study at your own pace
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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